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Sunbeds ‘hotter than the Outback’

Some sunbeds in the UK are three times hotter than the Australian Outback, trading standards officers have found.

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‘Banting’ summit for Cape Town

Cape Town is gearing up to host the first international low-carb high-fat summit.

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What hair loss says about health

Here, the experts reveal what going bald can reveal about our health.

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Artificial sweeteners not so sweet?
September 18 2014 at 12:16

Scientists studying artificial sweeteners say they may increase the risk of developing glucose intolerance.

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Vixen workout puts women centre stage
September 18 2014 at 10:54

The Vixen Workout is not only changing women's bodies, it's also changing the way they see themselves.

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Does laughing make you healthier?
September 18 2014 at 10:54

Dr Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.

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There is a magic bullet: walk
September 18 2014 at 07:04

A half-hour walk every day is as good as a ‘super-pill’, Britain’s biggest science conference has heard.

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Probiotics might help kids fight colds
September 17 2014 at 14:07

'Friendly bacteria' like the bugs found in probiotic yoghurts could help beat coughs and colds, a study suggests.

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Beware those bathroom germs
September 17 2014 at 12:28

According to a study, 85 percent of in South Africa’s bathroom sponges fail microbiological tests.

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Urine test better than Pap smear?
September 17 2014 at 12:14

A urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive alternative to the smear test, researchers say.

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‘Food not addictive... but eating is’
September 16 2014 at 13:23

There is no such thing as food addiction, experts claim, and overweight people are not 'hooked' on sugar or fat.

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The facts about nosebleeds
September 16 2014 at 11:58

Dr Darren Green has some tips for dealing with nosebleeds...

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Gossiping good for health?
September 15 2014 at 14:04

Having a good gossip every day may lower the risk of becoming ill by protecting against inflammation, research suggests.

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